Father Thames

By FAIRBURN, John, 1795 

London and Westminster.

British Isles London
  • Author: FAIRBURN, John
  • Publication place: London
  • Publisher: John Fairburn
  • Publication date: 1795.
  • Physical description: Engraved map, partly hand-coloured and dissected into 16 sections, mounted on linen, in a custom-made marbled slipcase.
  • Dimensions: 640 by 450mm. (25.25 by 17.75 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 1565


The second appearance of Fairburn’s map, engraved by Mogg and with an alphabetical list of streets and references in the bottom margin, with engraving of Father Thames top right.

Scale: 3 3/4 inches to 1 statute mile. 


  1. Howgego 203 (1).
    • Howgego, J. (1978). Printed maps of London, circa 1553–1850. Folkestone: Dawson.